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Hon. Justice Reuben Nyambati Nyakundi

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Hon. Justice Reuben Nyambati Nyakundi

Hon. Justice Reuben Nyambati Nyakundi was born in Kisii County


 Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Joined the judicial service as a District Magistrate II, in 1987
  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2015
  • Served as Presiding Judge at Kajiado, Malindi and Eldoret High Courts.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Executive Master of Business Administration, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, University of Nairobi,1986
  • Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, 1987
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1989.


Training Attended

  • Dynamics of Leadership and Policy for the common good, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Professional Development, University of Minnesota, USA as a fellow in the Hubert H Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.
  • Judicial Administration, RIPA UK International
  • International Protection and Refugee Law by UNHCR
  • Refugee Studies Program, University of Oxford 1996 International Summer School.
  • Trainer of Trainers on International Protection and Refugee Law by UNHCR and Swiss Confederation Federal Office for Migration
  • Judiciary and Human Rights by the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Environmental Law and its Enforcement by the Institute for Law and Environmental Governance.
  • Global Development and Social Justice by Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • Court Administration, Judicial Reform and Change Management. KJA
  • Strategic Leadership Development Programme, Kenya School of Government
  • Certificate on personal Leadership by Peak Performance Consultants (2021)
  • Certificate on jurisprudence of Equity program (JEP) on the application of International Human Rights Legal Instruments Training of Trainers by the Kenya Women Judges Association.
  • Team Work in Times of change’ by the judiciary in conjunction with International Development Law Organization (IDLO).


Previous Experience

  • Magistrate at Migori, Gatundu, Garissa, Milimani Commercial Magistrate’s Court and Milimani Commercial Law Courts
  • Head of Station at Makadara, Nyeri, Bungoma and Kakamega Law Courts
  • Deputy Registrar of the High Court, Commercial and Tax Division.
  • Worked with Kawangware Integrated Group, as a trainer on HIV / AIDS awareness.


Other Responsibilities


Presiding Judge, Eldoret High Court




  • Playing Golf
  • Reading,
  • Coaching and mentorship of teens and young adults.
  • Volunteering in community and church social programmes
  • Yoga
  • Social and professional networking.
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